Author: Lacie Freelen

“Hub City Happy Hour”

After a long day of working from home, practicing social distancing and watching quarantine Tik Toks, my husband and I will pop a cork of our favorite Texas High Plains wine, crack a can of locally brewed beer or pour up a famous homemade Lubbock Chilton to kick off our new nightly plans. Luckily for

Not Your Typical Valentine’s Day

It’s February and love is in the air in Lubbock, Texas! February 14th is right around the corner and the “Hub City” is preparing for this adored holiday in a unique way. Grab your loved one and celebrate this holiday by attending an unconventional Valentine’s Day activity listed below.  Candy & Ink: Printmaking Workshop Saturday,

Top 5 Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

The air is crisp and the leaves on the trees are slowly fluttering to the ground. Horsedrawn wagons are gathering. Farmers and ranchers are comparing produce and livestock. Their wives are hard at work, preparing dinner, while their children run and play nearby. The year is 1914 and young Lubbock, Texas is experiencing the first

Taste African Cuisine in the 806

At Vizo’s African Bar & Restaurant, it’s all about the variety of African cuisine. With every item made from scratch, you’ll savor the rich flavors and experience the cultural passion with each bite. From traditional Fufu & Eru to Achombo, you can’t go wrong with any item on this curated menu. If you’re new to

Foodie Favorites: Healthy Essentials

In the “Hub City,” there are plenty of places to find a healthy meal, but one place in particular caters to those on an anti-inflammatory diet. Healthy Essentials is a hybrid, offering nutritious meals and healthy supplements.   With a rotating lunch menu, the restaurant serves weekly favorites like paleo burgers on Monday and gluten-free

Fall Fashion at T.C. Ellis

Confession: fall is my favorite season to shop for. The richest colors, the softest textures, not to mention the pieces you can layer and layer! If you’ve ever visited Lubbock in the fall you know how cold it can get. I shop for style and warmth as well as quality and comfort. And in Lubbock,

Labor Day Weekend in The LBK

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and even those of us who just went back to school are breathing a sigh a relief, thinking about the holiday ahead. For most of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, the ramping up of another football season (wreck ’em, Tech) and an extended weekend, but